Google adds "recipe rich snippets" on search results

Google added recipes as newest rich snippets format. “This means for certain sites with recipe content, Google users will see quick facts when these recipe pages show up as part of the search results. For e.g., if you were searching for an easy to make thai mango salad, you can now see user ratings, preparation […]

Google added recipes as newest rich snippets format. “This means for certain sites with recipe content, Google users will see quick facts when these recipe pages show up as part of the search results. For e.g., if you were searching for an easy to make thai mango salad, you can now see user ratings, preparation time, and a picture of the dish directly in search result snippets. Recipes is the fifth format, following the introduction of reviews, people, video and, most recently, events. If you’ve recipe content on your site, you can get started now by marking up your recipes with microdata, RDFa, or the hRecipe microformat. To learn more, read our documentation on how to mark up recipe information or our general help articles on rich snippets for a more complete overview.However, we encourage you to get started, and once you’re done you can test your pages with rich snippets testing tool,” notes Google.

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